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Carriages and Coaches North Carolina Charlotte

Trade Street (East)

Wonderful view of East Trade Street with Belk Brothers on the left, a trolley in the middle and horse and carriage on the right. Physical Description: 3x5 black and white Publisher: Stone and Barringer Publishers

Women driving buggy

Two women driving a horse and buggy from Thomas B. Hoover's Livery Stable. This picture was taken in front of the Church Street entrance of the Selwyn Hotel. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Northwest corner of Independence Square

Late nineteenth century image of the northwest corner of the intersection of Trade & Tryon Streets (The Square.) Notice the covered wagon. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Fourth Street

Looking west on 4th Street from the intersection of College Street. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy - grainy Publisher: Unknown

Hoover Livery Stables

Thomas B. Hoover in one of his horse and buggies in front of his livery stable that was located at 223 E. Trade Street. (By 19ll, the address changed to 239 East Trade Street.) Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Horse & Buggy in front of Parker House

Thomas B. Hoover is shown driving one of the horse and buggies from his livery stable.

Behind him is the Parker House, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1904, shortly before this photograph was taken, and became 901 Central Avenue once the road was named and the houses numbered.  The owner of the house, Charles Parker, operated the Parker Gardner Music Store in Charlotte for a number of years.

Physical Description: 8x104x5 negative Publisher: Unknown

Charlotte neighborhood

View of a dirt-covered, tree-lined street with an unhitched buggy somewhere in Charlotte.

Physical Description: 35 mm. negative

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Elizabeth College Student With Her Beau

Elizabeth College student and young man in horse and carriage. Caption reads, `Holly and his lady love.`Elizabeth College was located on Hawthorne Road. It opened in 1896. This popular school for girls remained in Charlotte until 1915.

Physical Description: Original in scrapbook35mm negative

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Myers Park and Providence Road

Views of Myers Park (above) and Providence Road (below) . Features horse drawn carriage and tree lined, dirt roads.

Physical Description: 6 1/2 by 2 mounted print